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. the one first one around 8:00 p.m. in missouri. just outside of st. louis. trees toppled over and 24 homes suffered major damage. missouri's governor has declared a state of emergency. there's 42,000 people in st. louis still without power right now. >> in arkansas, a twister tore a path 30 miles wide through van buren county. that's about 75 miles north of little rock. at least 13 homes, a church and a business were damaged there. three people were injured. luckily, no deaths have been reported in this area, which is mostly rural. but nerves have been rattled. >> that's a mass. and major storms are rumbling through much of the southern and the eastern united states. let's bring in samantha moore. who is seeing the worst of this morning? >> all the way from corpus chris christi, texas, to detroit, we're seeing strong thunderstorms this hour. a lot of lightning that's kept people up. we have the threat moving into the nashville area, within the next hour. it has been a very loud night in memphis and in paducah, kentucky, as the line of strong thunderstorms moved on through. and in houston,
. the impaired navigation conditions of 20 tougher new discussions about the relationship between the missouri river and the mississippi river. to provide multiyear multipurpose stores to assist in managing the drought and flood. the core operates -- the risk or other juniors have been mastered manual.did in 2006. the basic history includes instances of dry conditions lasted one year or two years but also multiple examples of dry conditions lasting six years or 12 years. after record runoff in the missouri basin in 2011, said her reservoirs are full and early 2012. during the fall of 2012 the core of the stored water to support nursery better navigation. these are incidentally the critically supported mississippi river navigation. recently the secretary of the army has reaffirmed the core? authority to modify the missouri river operations to benefit downstream mississippi river navigation. based on 2013 and a forecast, the core implemented minimum missouri river water releases for the winter, that's reducing contributions from missouri to mississippi began in late december. high recent storms
got up and blasted the senator from missouri, and benton took it just so long, and he got up, and started on poor foot, and foot kept backing up and backing up and backing up until his back was against the desk of the vice president, and then kept coming towards him and foot stuck his hand in his jacket and pulled out a pistol, and, of course, benton stopped dead in his tracks and said, shoot, you damn assassin, shoot. the other senators took it away. he said he was only trying to protect myself, but this was happening on the floor of the senate. it was worse for the way in the house where there were so many of them that there were fistfights, but they said if there had been they said if there had been an explosion, fistfights, but they said if there had been an explosion, it couldn't have been any worse. it ended in a melee. now, you see, the compromise had passed, and everybody recognized that the south would not secede. the men who attended the nashville convention argued in favor of secession, but decided to allow congress to decide the issue, and so they got the ning pa
argue. during that discussion one man got up and lambasted thomas hart benton the senator from missouri. and took it so long and he startled foot and foot kept backing up and backing up and tell the back was against the desk of the vice president. and dentin kept coming towards him and foot stack the hand in the jacket and pulled out a pistol and benton stopped dead in his tracks and said shoot you diem assassin. of course, the other senators stopped him but he said was just trying to protect myself but this was happening on the floor of the senate with there were so many of them there were fist fights and the sergeant at arms said if there had been an explosion it could not have been any worse. but now the compromise had passed and everybody recognized that the south would not succeed so those attended the national convention argued in favor of secession and decided to allow congress to decide the issue so the south did not secede and for 10 years at north prepared itself so when it came again and henry clay was ted, who did they have but james buchanan and phil more and franklin pierc
to yield ,o the gentlelady from missouri representative wagner. mrs. wagner: i thank the gentleman from from kentucky and hosting this special order. i rise to discuss the importance of coal in missouri. there is no denying that coal for layed a vital energy families and businesses across this country. in missouri, coal-fired electricity is responsible for 81% of the state's electric supply and largely contribute to missouri's low electricity rate of seven cents per kilowatt haurh hour in 2011 compared to 10 cents per kilowatt. missouri was sixth in the country for coal consumption with 46 million tons of coal used for electricity in 2011, over which the plant in the second congressional plant consumed 3.5 million tons. the largest electric utility provides electric service to approximately 1.2 million customers across central and eastern missouri including the greater st. louis area. in addition to the consumption of coal, the greater st. louis area is also a critical player in the procurement of coal for our nation's energy needs, with companies like arch coal, peabody coal head quart
a state of emergency in both illinois and missouri. abc's alex perez is in clarksville, missouri, on the shore of the mississippi river, where residents are watching and worrying. >> reporter: streets turned to rivers. canoes and kayaks, the only way around as the waters rose higher and higher. even the fish sought refuge. spring in the midwest has given way to an all-out race against time to sandbag and hold the rising rivers. three people have been killed as cars were swept away by raging flood waters. one indiana county saw 11 emergency rescues in a single night. here in clarksville, missouri, the water is as high as the stop sign. they have been working around the clock using thousands of sandbags to build a fortress around the town. more than 500 people, including inmates, volunteering in the town of just 477, to keep the water out. >> this might be the end, but we're going to fight like crazy to keep that from happening. >> reporter: and for the most part, the sandbags have kept most of the town dry, but the mayor says, this battle isn't over. >> businesses are already clos
and mental health. >> in the midwest a state of emergency is declared in missouri after a string of tornadoes overnight. tens of thousands of people are without power this morning. authorities say a tornado touched down last night in the st. louis suburb ripping roofs off several homes with reports up to six tornadoes touched down in all. one is being blamed for damage in northern, where it left dozens of homes damaged. drivers were hit by the strong winds with cars and trucks overturned. >> calmer here but a tree came crashing down in the north bay damaging a home. it fell on the roof and into a house yesterday in sonoma county. you can see the damage. no one was in the house at the time. the tree also took out a power line. the power has since been restored. >> san francisco mayor and the super bowl bid committee will make a new announcement regarding the bay area bid to hope super bowl 50 or 51. san francisco and santa clara are hoping to jointly host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017 in the new 49ers stadium in santa clara which will open next year. the bay area is competing with miami to ho
is arriving. jamie mcmurray: a boy born in joplin, missouri, was fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor. the odds of him winning both the daytona 500 and the brickyard 400 in the same year? 1 in 195 million. the odds of a child being diagnosed with autism? 1 in 88. i'm jamie mcmurray, and my niece has autism. learn more at ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> boston! boston! boston! boston! boston! boston! boston! boston! >> that was the jubilation we saw here on the streets of boston overnight over the news that 19-year-old jock hadzhokha tsarnaev was taken into custody. he was captured last night after a gunfight with police. this tweet confirmed what residents had been hoping for since monday's bombing, it says "suspect in custody." the fbi was quick to announce the dramatic conclusion adding the word "captured" to its wanted poster and now this morning's "boston globe" really wraps up the sentiment of the entire city, the headline "nightm
. >> he is a part of the heygoods. they live if texas. and in 1996, they moved to missouri and to make ends meet, they ended up working at a theme park. he, his brothers and one sister have become quite a big act in branson, missouri. to tell us more about it, we have michael via skype right this minute. >> hey, how is it going? >> i realize how dorky this makes me look, but i'm such a huge fan of ironman and all the technical side of performing and entertaining. my goal was, i decided i it was going to be cool to meet robert downey jr. junior, and play for the premiere. i didn't finish i time. i glad it done. i hope to get invited to another premiere, that would be cool. >> how will this work into your architect with the rest of the family, is this going to make an appearance for the heygoods. >> it's not a joke or anything, you know, we do a lot of creative effects and visual things to go along with the show. i kind of made this for munn fun, all the viewing on youtube an everybody dignitary, it's going in a summer show. people can come see it live. it actually works out pretty kooch
. >> two massive b-2's soared 6500 miles from missouri to drop dummy weapons on a bombing range west of south korea and less than 50 miles from the north korean border and then flew back to the u.s. >> jon: for lunch mother (bleep). for lunch! [cheers and applause] the midday meal [one person in crowd chants u.s.a.] [laughter] >> jon: getting a little carried away. you understand. [ laughter ] look, we're flattered, but we're not interested. we'll call you. >> this warning the north vowed to restart a nuclear reactor. >> jon: we're listening. >> north korea says in part it's for electricity. >> jon: phew. all right. like i said we'll call you. >> the problem is the plant has never been attached to the power grid. [ laughter ] >> jon: hey, i see a problem right here you gotta run some conduits to the nuclear reactor there you won't get any juice to the street. let me run to the truck and grab conduit. it will take like a minute. you gotta run some conduit. what else is this thing good for? >> it could make enough plutonium in a year for a nuclear bomb. >> jon: i hear you. let me run o
. by the time you get to 1820, we have an economic crisis in 1819 and then we have the admission of missouri and the missouri crisis which precipitates a free fix, we'll put in one free state and one slave state and won't talk about slavery anymore. by the time we're in the late '20's and early '30's, the spector of slavery is casting a shadow over america. >> next question. caller: i was calling, chatham is the county seat of pennsylvania county, virginia, and we have in our courthouse a portrait of rachel because she was born here supposedly in 1767 which was the year we broke off and organized our county and her father was a surveyor and she supposedly left her when she was 12 and the gossip was that he had to leave town because they were kind of interested in some of his surveys but anyway, we do have the site marked and we have rocks left from the frame house. did virginia play any part -- you know. >> thanks, mary. we'll pick it up from her. do you know this part of her biography? >> it was where she was born and lived until she was 12 when they decided to go over the mountains to the
in missouri as well. thousands are without power in alabama. a twister that touched down in kemper county, mississippi, was at least a half mile wide with winds topping 150 miles an hour. that county and one other also under a state of emergency tonight. with more, here's randi kaye. >> this is getting big. >> reporter: today in mississippi, extreme weather, barreling its way across the southeast, killing at least one person and leaving several severely injured as this tornado touches down. the storm system carving a path of destruction that stretches from the dakotas in the north to texas in the south. in missouri, buildings demolished, roofs ripped off, houses nearly cut in half. residents describe an apocalyptic scene. >> literally i was like this in my window looking at trees in the air. >> reporter: a tornado wednesday night spread mayhem through this suburb of st. louis. >> you could just see the wind and feel it coming. i shut the door and started walking this way and i got about, right about where he is now and everything just went and it threw me in there to the kitchen against t
, missouri. good morning to you. that's a cleanup mess. wow. >>> and you know what, unfortunately in some areas in the midwest it's only going to get worse. the missouri rivers aren't expected to crest until about tuesday. so flooding is still going to be a major issue. temperatures, though, are actually helping the flooding concern, the spring flooding concern he is peespecially up ae dakotas where temperatures right now are still close to freezing. and because we don't have a major warm-up in the forecast for areas like fargo, that should help with the snow melt. and so that it doesn't happen too rapidly and they can get a handle on some of the flooding before it gets too severe. in the midwest, though, chilly. temperatures below average across the entire northern tier of the country, even in the plains. normal highs in the low to mid-70s and we'll only be in the 60s this afternoon. there you see all those flood warnings posted all across michigan, wisconsin, down through i willinois and especia missouri we're kaepg an eye on for the potential of moderate to major flooding as we head in
water will continue into next month. dean reynolds is in clarksville, missouri tonight. >> reporter: it was only a few weeks ago that louis bush was worried the rains would never come. >> but that's not today. >> reporter: that's not today. you have too many of them. >> right. >> reporter: nobody is talking about the drought in annada missouri anymore. the mississippi river is now knocking on bush's front door. >> so if this comes over this levy... >> then that little town and everything will be underwater. >> reporter: this part of the midwest has received three times the normal april rainfall. and bush showed us a second levy that bears the consequences. water pouring over the top now threateni('ziá threatening 2500 acres. the town, the railroad, the highway, would all be submerged if the water keeps coming. >> where we're standing here, it would be up to our eyes. that's how deep it would be. >> reporter: flood warnings have been posted from the great lakes to the gulf of mexico. while in grand rapids, michigan, ducks were swimming at office- window level. in clarksville, missou
madison, a young lady here who is from st. louis, missouri. today is take our children to work day. madison is not my child, but she is all of our -- she belongs to all of us, and it's -- i want to make sure that the future for madison is a bright future where she doesn't graduate from college with terrible debt, where she has a lot of opportunities available to her, where she knows that every path is available and open to her, that there will be no problems for her whether she's male or female, whether you're -- what nationality, what religion, what ethnic background. this is the land of opportunity, and this is the land of equality. and i want that for all of the children of the united states of america, and i think having madison here with me today is a very important point to say to my colleagues, we want a bright future for madison. we don't want to have herb houldering this massive -- her be shouldering this massive debt. if we continue to not be careful stewards of the taxpayer dollars, that's what we will be passing off to madison, insurmountable debt and a huge problem for
of missouri and arkansas yesterday. take a look at this picture, that is lightening striking the st. louis arch. will take a look at the the debt with the >> 4:15. >> is this time. take a look at some of the severe weather in the midwest. missouri and arkansas residents are grappling with the aftermath of a series of storms that spawned at least two tornadoes. one tornado touched down yesterday night in the st. louis suburb of hazelwood, ripping the roof of several homes. you can see video of the damage of the left. no series of injuries have been reported. missouri gov. jay nixon has declared a state of emergency in the state. nixon will toward damaged areas today. another tornado touched down in arkansas, damaging at least 33 on the living three people injured in bad year in county. you can see the clean up some of the damage. >> let us look at our bay area weather. >> there was a verheavy rain iso the gulf coast and the carolinas. we will see winds in excess of 60 mi. for hour thursday into thursday night for the next 24 hours we are going to see very heavy rain in the area. by friday t
, severe thunderstorm watches in effect across portions of kansas, into missouri as you can see until 12 p.m. central time and 9 p.m. into missouri and several severe thunderstorm warnings in and around those watches. so it's begun even though the main parent storm is across the rockies. our severe weather threat is going to last three days, starting with monday. taking a look at all of these cities from oklahoma through kansas, nebraska, even colorado. then we head into tuesday back when we think we have all the ingredients. we have the warm moist, the gulf moisture moving into very cold air from the west and very unsettled weather ahead of this front. so this is where we think the big setup is going to be for long lasting, perhaps life threatening weather and that's going to continue overnight tuesday into wednesday and across the mississippi river. we have to watch this carefully, we've got a few days ahead of us, if you live in those areas make your preparations and where you're going to be why and when you see a watch or a warning and the cold side of this. 6 to 12 inches across a wid
was leading an anti-war protest in massachusetts, 1,000 miles away in missouri, a small-time criminal named james earl ray would escape from prison and start on the course that would bring both men to memphis on april 4th, 1968. >>> ahead, a life spent outside the law. >> they don't catch them all the other crimes, you know, so he done a lot of things he got away with. ou age? [ male announcer ] that's why there's ocuvite to help replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. ocuvite. help protect your eye health. ocuvite. welcnew york state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business visit so if ydead battery,t tire, need a tow
remitida ahora a la cámara de representantes. >> la cámara baja de missouri obliga aumentar multas para los negocios a aumentar empleos a personas indocumentados. >> una corte suprema dio un califcacion histórica y con un aoncidion mental. >> jaime garcía nos habla del caso. >> a simple vista él es un hombre grande capaz de soprenderse por sí mismo. >> tiene 33 años y basados en los estudios psicológicos él actúa como si fuera un niño. >> sí, se pelearon, y yo también andaba allí. >> josé fue identificado como indocumentado y enviado a un centro de rehabilitación. >> el juez sí reconoció que tenía un problema y de ahí no tuvieron protecciones para asegurar a él un proceso justo. >> la abogada conoció el caso de josé y al mismo tiempo que sacó a la luz pública el sistema que permanecia oculto. >> cuando el gobierno no puede identificar a personas con discapacidades mentales. >> luego de tres años de batalla esta corte ordenó al gobierno implementar este sistema en los centros de detención. >> es una decisión histórica, primera que reconoce esto. >> si bien l
mother. she was a missouri woman who was rooted, who knew what her values were. and her harry was her dear friend and her most beloved child. martha truman was the product of the civil war. the youngs were very prosperous family farm on the frontier there in missouri. her father was a master of the wagon trails going west from missouri to california, so they were very solid. well, the father was away, and matty, as they called her, was about 10 years old, and a group of raiders from across the border in kansas came to their house. now, they were raiders, union sthiers, not regular union, but they were wore union uniforms. they came in, burned their barns, killed their livestock, taking only the parts that they wanted, just killing the others . as margaret truman said to me, just plain cussedness. they then made matty's mother bake biscuits for them. she told harry how they baked biscuits, rolled the dough until she had blisters on her wrists, shen they gallop ad way finally. they later -- there was a law in missouri that didn't seem to apply anywhere else in the country, where people
historically and has been investing less than half and as for structure -- infrastructure. host: missouri, independent caller. go ahead. caller: good morning. i'm curious if there is anything coming out of missouri right now. this is not something that i have been actually following, so i wondered if there was any information specifically about missouri that is coming across. guest: you can also download the app on android and iphone. if you bring up the missouri statistics. we have state-by-state statistics, people can look at conditions and all the different sectors. bridge hasar new been built in missouri recently on the western side of the state. i am also recalling at the state level, there was some accelerated work being done on bridges in the state of missouri. host: is there one area specifically that you are concerned about? i have missouri key facts pulled up. specifically st. louis. i know the last time i was through st. louis, there was construction happening downtown going over the mississippi. of thoseious if some projects -- my apologies, i don't have internet access. into
the lord to not let me die. >> over to missouri check this out lightening striking the gateway arch in st. louis. high winds knocking huge trees into houses in the town of hazelwood. they are looking for damage for any one who might have been injured or buried underneath. there were no serious injuries. minnesota storms packing heavy snow and ice. there might be no relief in sight unfortunately more snow expected there this morning. it is spring heather and patti ann. >> as the sunrises we will tell you more about the devastation in these states. maria molina is live and she is tracking another round of wild weather. >> the same storm system responsible for 250 reports of severe weather including tornadoes across sections of the middle mississippi valley into the plains is moving ooeb. they were talking about more widespread severe storms. we have thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain from houston texas up to the city of detroit. a large storm system and on the backside of this like ainsley mentioned we have heavy snow expected anywhere between 8 to 12 inches of snow across central portio
perez is one of the hardest hit towns, hazelwood, missouri, reporting in for us tonight. >> reporter: we're here outside this house in hazelwood, and the strong winds uplooted this tree and it crushed the bedroom. there are scenes like this one across the country tonight. you're looking at a massive tornado bearing down in mississippi. >> it's huge. >> reporter: an entire neighborhood trashed, at least one person dead. >> it's not out of the state yet, so we're still trying to be careful and cautious and make sure our citizens remain safe. >> reporter: across the country, hundreds of reports of severe weather as the storms race east. an entire block in hazelwood, missouri unrecognizable. this is all that's left of gary buneta's yellow brick home. the wind picked you up from one room to another? >> it's like someone just took their hands and shoved me into the other room. i hit the floor, covered my head and that was it. >> reporter: the national weather service says this was the work of an ef-2 tornado, with wind speeds up to 135 miles per hour. this is the inside of their bedroom, the t
storm system that left a trail of destruction from the gulf coast to missouri has left at least three people dead. nbc's jay gray reports from atlanta. >> it's huge. look at the cows running. >> reporter: this massive tornado chewed up farmland and everything else in its path as it churned through mississippi. >> east of us not even a mile up the road gop houses that were just destroyed. >> reporter: the violent system spawned several twisters as it swept across the southeast. >> homes were destroyed. lives were changed forever. when you are in situations like this, and in a few short minutes the indiscriminate nature of mother nature puts tornadoes and high winds through an area. your homes will never be the same. >> reporter: a trail of debris from missouri through arkansas, mississippi, alabama and georgia. thousands were left without power, including tim crouch who was inside his house as the storm moved through rome, georgia. >> i heard the wind picking up. i opened my door to see how hard the rain was coming down, and about that time, i heard a crash. and 2 by 4 came through my
... nice! follow me. the missouri river is this way! lewis and clark expedition of 1804. oh, he'll never get this. magellan, 1520. awww my 8 layers must've given it away. [ female announcer ] big days call for a breakfast packed with fiber and nearly a day's worth of whole grains. kellogg's frosted mini-wheats cereal. this is one giant leap for mini-kind. [ female announcer ] keeps 'em full. keeps 'em focused. whoo-hoo! >>> welcome back as we continue to follow >>> welcome back as we continue to follow this developing news out of watertown, massachusetts, where there has been a fatal shooting at m.i.t. that resulted in the death of a campus police officer and then a chase into watertown, which resulted in the death of one of the two suspects that police now say are linked to, there they are. are linked to the boston marathon bombing. >> police are searching right now for who they say is suspect number two in these boston marathon bombings and he is the man with the white hat there and the curly hair and described as the white male and the situation is very tense. people in the area of wa
is waterlogged tonight. several rivers including the mississippi and the missouri are cresting right now. in clarksville, missouri, days of sandbagging was no match for the mighty mississippi. hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland were swamped, roads flooded. at least two people were killed. the river, so swollen after drenching rains, more than 100 barges broke loose near st. louis. some of them may have even sank. >>> it happened in a flash. a deadly avalanche in the colorado rocky mountains. a group of snowboarders buried alive. five of them died. only one survivor. to thrill-seekers, the back country slopes are irresistible. but this year, they are dangerously unstable. abc's clayton sandell explains. >> reporter: it is colorado's worst avalanche disaster in 50 years. on saturday, six snowboarders ventured into an out-of-bound zone near loveland ski area, about 60 miles west of denver. authorities say the men accidentally triggered an avalanche, two football fields wide and four football fields long. >> i called the coroner's office, saying get ready. it looks like it's going to
yang has the latest from clarksville, missouri. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. so far, this round of the river versus man is going to the residents of clarksville, missouri. four days of furious sandbagging have kept the water from inundating downtown. >> okay. ready? >> reporter: trish connelly had planned to open a new fine arts gallery in clarksville's historic downtown this weekend. instead, she's been sandbagging to try to save it. >> everybody's pulling and helping. we could just still use more help. >> reporter: this town 75 miles north of st. louis has flooded at least 4 times in the last 18 years. this year, it's come early. the high water forced the army corps of engineers to close locks and halt traffic. two bridges were closed for several hours after more than 100 barges broke loose saturday night south of st. louis. it's a far cry from just a few months ago when drought conditions threatened to bring river traffic to a standstill. rivers are rising fast across a huge swath of the midwest, a result of last week's storms dumping a month's worth of ra
of the midwestism pacting places like indiana, illinois even into sections of missouri. i want to start out with the temperatures. producing that precipitation is bringing in record cold temperatures early this morning across sections of the plains. 14 in sue faioux falls and extr cold still gripping sections of the plains and as far as the high temperatures not that much warmer only 34 for the high in denver 43 in kansas city. parts of texas were in the 80s. today in dallas we are going to make it in the 60s. we are still going to have flood warnings across illinois, indiana and advisory as well that has been issued as far south as mississippi. we are expecting water levels to continue to rise as we head into the next couple of days even into the month of may. several days of ongoing flooding. patti ann and heather quick move of the snow through the plains as well. >>> yesterday we told you how you could be facing more delays at the airport because of the tsa furloughs. if that isn't bad enough you may also be stuck on the tarmac even longer. lauren simonetti on the fox business network jo
estados de michigan, missouri e illin s illinois, por aguaceros, rÍos se desbordaron, inundaciones en comunidades enteras y con bolsas de arena y rocas. ellos intentan detener el paso de esta arrasadora corriente, los vehÍculos sumergidos hasta el techo, y muchos varados en medio de la vÍa, y panorama muestra algo similar , quiero que estÉn tranquilos, nada en comparaciÓn a las inundaciones, avisos y alertas, missouri, illinois. michigan, y wisconsin, avisos y alertas, note esto, el norte del paÍs, todavia con acumulados de nieve, avisos y alertas de condiciones invernales. fuertes lluvias y vientos al noroeste. sobre nuevo mÉxico. hablando de mÉxico, el dÍa de ayer hacia guacamaya, se registrÓ un sismo de 5.8, afortunadamente no pasÓ a mayores, por ahÍ entramos a mejores noticias, nubosidad en el centro del paÍs, descarga elÉctricas para el sur de la florida, retrasos en aeropuertos de miami a denver, en la gran manzana. nuevamente sentimos mucho calor en el sur del paÍs, 81 grados, a diferencia del norte, noten las temperaturas, estamos finalizando abril y ustedes a la
in areas of missouri. eventually going down into the southeast this weekend. if there's one spot that can complain about this weekend, it's the southeast with more clouds and rain than they'd like. but the rest of us, not so shabby. >> finally spring. thanks, bill. >>> coming up, it's a race against the clock in bangladesh as the race continues for survivors in the tragic building collapse. >>> from the imagination of nas aincredible insight into galaxies far, far away. "first look" is back in three minutes. so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> now to some other stories making news this morning. a fast-moving fire tore through a psychiatric hospital in moscow, russia, last night, killing at least 38 people, including
with ricin. no suspect at this point. missouri senator claire mccaskill says it's believed to be a person known to write often to different members of congress. >>> it's 4:35 now. let's check in once again with lawrence, find out how our week is going. i guess we got nice weather. >> the winds keeping the temperatures up now, fairly mild beginning in many parts of the bay area where we are seeing gusts over 20 miles per hour. out over the bay nice and clear. some of those temperatures already up into the 50s. 57 in oakland. 57 in san francisco. a cool 45 in santa rosa. fairly calm there. and 49 in san jose. high pressure now building in overhead. going to see less in the way of wind today. it will still be breezy in spots. warmer weather on the way for today. looks like to round out the week in fact this afternoon going to be beautiful in many spots. some mid- to upper 60s into the afternoon yesterday. this afternoon, up into the 70s. about 72 in san jose. 72 in concord. and 71 in livermore. going to see some even warmer even hot weather coming up in a few days. we'll talk about that in a
as an excuse to invade other countries. >> pelley: flooding in ten states along the missouri and mississippi. and don dahler with steve byrnes whose life was changed in the flash of a marathon bombing. >> i believe i had a guardian angel over my shoulder and i thank god for it because i know how lucky i am. captioning sponsored by cbs th this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. th pelley: good evening. the surviving suspect in the boston marathon bombing had a visitor today in his hospital room. a federal magistrate judge. he read dzhokhar tsarnaev his rights, informed him he's being charged with using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and she told him he could face death if convicted. according to a transcript of the proceedings, the judge concluded by saying: tsarnaev was represented in his hospital room by three public defenders. prosecutors today also revealed new details about the bombing and our bob orr is in washington to fill us in. bob? >> reporter: scott, law enforcement tells us that dzhokhar tsarnaev has indicate he and his brother acted alone use he attack
, missouri, the mississippi river overflowed its banks leaving neighborhoods under water. the flooding is blamed for three deaths. as matt from our st. louis affiliate reports, even more rain is on the way. >> reporter: it has literally taken an army of volunteers, the national guard and even prisoners to do everything they issocl keep the water out of but as the mississippi river rises on the other side of that rock and sand wall, the concern is still growing on this side that the river will win out and flood this small town. in the overnight hours, volunteers have been working hard to shore up and strengthen that floodwall which has shown signs of weakening and even leaks. clarksville is like many towns along the mississippi river this week that are experiencing flooding after last week's torrential rains in the midwest. and while that floodwall is holding now here in clarksville, the worry is still here because there is more rain in the forecast. >>> some evacuated residents living near the fertilizer plant that exploded in texas are being let back into their homes. those living clo
and power lines. look at that car. hazelwood, missouri got hit so hard that the governor declared a state of emergency. check out why. look at the st. louis arch. hit by lightning. gregg: at the very top. martha: wow, you don't see that every day. i'm martha maccallum. welcome to "america's newsroom". gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. missouri jaf jay nixon will look at the severe damage. the threat of tornados extends from the ohio valley to the gulf coast. martha: we have complete fox coverage. maria molina is in the fox extreme weather center. kim hudson from fox affiliate ktti gives is the update from the ground. let's start with you, maria. >> good morning. i want to show you why we're looking at the risk for severe storms. ahead of the system we have warm temperatures. early this morning we're looking at temperatures in the 60s across georgia, alabama and the carolinas. that will help fuel thunderstorms. behind the front very cold air. between the two air masses that's where we expect the thunderstorms and severe weather to erupt as we headed later on today. yesterday we
across the midwest. rain is in the forecast again today from wisconsin to missouri. towns along already flooded waterways, that is nothing but bad news. abc's alex perez is in flood zones. >> reporter: streets turned to rivers. canoes, kayaks the only way around as water rose higher and higher. even the fish sought refuge. spring in the midwest has given way to an all-out race against time to sandbag and hold the rising rivers. three people have been killed. as cars were swept away by raging floodwaters. one indiana county saw 11 emergency rescues in a single night. here in clarksville, missouri, the water is as high as the stop signs in some areas. they have been working round the clock using sandbags to build a fortress around the town. more than 500 people, even inmates, volunteering in the town of just 477 to keep the water out. >> this might be the end. but we're going to fight like crazy to keep that from happening. >> reporter: and for the most part the sandbags have kept most of the town dry. but the mayor says this battle isn't over. >> businesses are already closed. and it wil
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am doing with the senator from missouri, senator blunt. we understand that there will be an objection to this, so i am not going to ask unanimous consent to call it up at the moment. hopefully one of our colleagues will show up in a few moments to do that. but, madam president, let me say first that i am for the marketplace fairness act. i'm a cosponsor of that. i think it's the right thing to do. it's an issue i have been on since my time more than 10 years ago as attorney general in the state of arkansas when we were trying to set up a multistate compact about how to collect sales tax on the internet. this is taxes on internet sales on the internet. what i'm talking about today, the pryor-blunt amendment, is different. we're talking about amendment 740, which is sometimes confused with it, but basically amendment 740 deals with the internet tax freedom act, sometimes called itfa, of all things, but nonetheless basically it does a few things. first, it makes it clear that online retailers will not begin to have to pay additional tax just for doing business online. and so the way this
with flooding along the mississippi, illinois and missouri rivers. towns and cities from north dakota to arkansas have felt the brunt, with its biggest impact so far in illinois and missouri. ray suarez has the story. >> reporter: the rain-swollen mississippi river neared its crest today near saint louis, after days of rising waters. muddy river waters covered the tops of trees and street signs and a boat was the best way to get around in some areas. thunruly river has caused more than a hundred barges to break free earlier this week-- a handful of them hit a st. louis county bridge. the coast guard says at least ten barges sank. meanwhile, floodwaters on the illinois river crested at 29- feet. that's the highest it's risen in 70 years. the waters began falling today. volunteers worked steadily to throw up tens of thousands of sandbag barriers to stop flooding. but for some houses, the waters couldn't be stopped. many stood partially submerged yesterday-- buildings on the flood plain, like this one, were suddenly in the middle of the river. meanwhile, in the north of the state, the wa
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